- Gaming on smartphones is picking up pace in most parts of the world
- MediaTek’s HelioG family of gaming-optimized solutions includes the G90 Series of Helio G90 and G90T chipsets, along with the Helio G80 and Helio G70 chipsets
MediaTek has unveiled its Helio G85 mobile gaming-focused chipset. The newest addition to the Gaming G Series family, as the company informed, packs a 1GHz GPU and ‘HyperEngine’ enhancements.
“MediaTek is expanding our Helio G family to give device makers more options in designing smartphones that deliver an elite gaming experience,” said Dr Yenchi Lee, assistant general manager of MediaTek’s wireless business unit.
He continued, “The Helio G85 delivers a combination of impressive performance, minimal power consumption and a range of other gaming enhancements so users can enjoy fast and smooth game play.”
Gaming industry facts
The global gaming industry, as per a report by Research and Markets, is expected to register a CAGR of 12 per cent during the forecast period 2020-2025.
Rising internet penetration is driving the demand of the market. The number of people with access to the internet in emerging markets has grown dramatically in the past years, due to the global expansion of Chinese smartphone manufacturers offering affordable smartphones and local government investment in mobile internet infrastructure.
AI camera features
MediaTek’s Helio G85, as per the company, delivers peak performance while maximizing battery life for an incredible gaming experience with dynamic resource management technology.
“In addition to its HyperEngine technology, the Helio G85 brings devices incredible AI camera features for advanced imaging, integrated voice wake-up (VoW) to minimize power use, inertial navigation for more accurate location information and dual 4G SIM capabilities for reliable connectivity,” read Mediatek’s official statement.
It continued ,”The MediaTek Helio G85 packs an Arm Mali-G52 GPU with a peak of 1GHz. Equipped with MediaTek’s proprietary HyperEngine, the HelioG85 achieves a Manhattan benchmark score upto 25 fps, delivering an ultra-smooth gaming experience. The chipset’s octa-core CPU integrates two powerful Arm Cortex-A75 processors that operate at up to 2GHz and six Cortex-A55 processors operating at up to 1.8GHz.”